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Lister Staveley-Smith

Professor Lister Staveley-Smith

Director, Science/CAASTRO Deputy Director
Radio Astronomy Research, International Centre for (ICRAR)

Contact details
Address
International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR)
The University of Western Australia (M468)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 4550
Email
lister.staveley-smith@uwa.edu.au
Location
Room 2.51, 7 Fairway, Crawley
Qualifications
BA Cantab., PhD Manc., MIAU, MASA
Biography
Professor Lister Staveley-Smith is Science Director (UWA) within the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR). His research is oriented towards frontline radio astronomical observations with world-class facilities, and preparing the path for future telescopes such as the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) and its precursors, the ASKAP and MWA telescopes. ASKAP and MWA will be built in Western Australia which is also one of the two sites for the SKA.
Key research
Galaxies (dark matter, kinematics, star-formation, Magellanic Clouds) - cosmology (large-scale structure, flows) - supernovae and their remnants - Instrumentation (SKA, ASKAP, MWA)
Publications
Over 250 refereed publications (authored and co-authored) in international science journals.
Roles, responsibilities and expertise
Science Director (UWA) - International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR); node leader - CAASTRO; deputy director - CAASTRO
Memberships
IAU, ASA, AIP
Honours and awards
CSIRO Medal
Previous positions
Head of Astrophysics CSIRO-ATNF
AAL Director
Premier's Fellow
Current external positions
SKA Galaxy Evolution Working Group
ANZSCC Science Advisory Committee
APERTIF/WSRT Survey Management Committee
Research profile
Research profile and publications
 

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